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$249 - $499


Nevada Medical Cannabis Consultant Certificate

When cannabis professionals are well informed about the science, history, and policy of their industry, everyone benefits. This certificate combines two programs designed to elevate the knowledge base of cannabis industry employees so they can answer customer questions with confidence and competence. The Nevada Medical Cannabis Consultant course will prepare retail cannabis employees to serve qualified medical cannabis customers as well as non-patient adult use customers safely and effectively. Curriculum covers Nevada state cannabis laws and regulations germane to medical cannabis (MMJ); qualifying conditions and possible medical cannabis applications; risks of use, misuse, and abuse; safe handling; ethics; and customer privacy.


Cannabis Budtender Certificate

The Budtender Certificate bundle includes both the Cannabis Professional and Customer Service for Cannabis Retail. Prepare to work with Cannabis as a store employee, manager or one of the many positions within retail space. In this course we will discuss history and folklore of this plant, its anatomy, cannabinoid science, customer service in the cannabis industry as well as discussions about the law and current regulations. This course will prepare retail marijuana employees to best serve customers, with both medical and “recreational” adult users in mind.

Once you fulfill all certificate program requirements as outlined in the Academic Plan, you may request your certificate.

Ways To Register

  1. Register online with a credit card at Returning students should login with their Continuing Education Student ID number (typically in the format of X00-00-000 or XW0-00-0000) or email address.  New students should click on the Sign Up button or the “create account” link to create an account.
  2. Register by phone with a credit card by calling the Information Desk at (702) 895-3394.  Customer Service hours for the Information Desk are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on university-observed holidays).
  3. Register by fax by submitting a Registration Form and credit card information to (702) 895-4195. Registration forms received outside of regular Customer Services hours listed above will be processed on the next business day.
  4. Register by standard mail by mailing a Registration Form with payment to the address listed below.  Payment must accompany the form and can be any of the following:
    a. Credit Card information listed on the Registration Form
    b. Check or Money Order made out to Board of Regents

    Mail Registration Forms to:
    UNLV Continuing Education
    4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 451019
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-1019

  5. Register in person by visiting the Information Desk located at the UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave., on the corner of Tropicana and Swenson. Customer Service hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on university-observed holidays).

Visit Fees and Related Policies for more information regarding acceptable forms of payment and other related policies.